ICD-10-CM Code for Encounter for removal of sutures Z48.02

ICD-10 code Z48.02 for Encounter for removal of sutures is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Encounter for removal of sutures
Encounter for removal of staples


Excludes1: encounter for planned postprocedural wound closure (Z48.1)


Excludes1: encounter for follow-up examination after completed treatment (Z08-Z09)
encounter for aftercare following injury - code to Injury, by site, with appropriate 7th character for subsequent encounte

Excludes2: encounter for attention to artificial openings (Z43.-)
encounter for fitting and adjustment of prosthetic and other devices (Z44-Z46)

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